Bald River

On November 5, 2016, we went to Tellico to hike along Bald River  We have hiked the Bald River Trail inside the Bald River Gorge Wilderness many times, but I wanted to hike the trail on the opposite side of Forest Road 126.  This trail is called…

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Sipsey Wilderness

On January 16, 2016, Tracy, Zach, Layne, and I went to Sipsey Wilderness for a winter backpacking trip.  We started at the Thompson Trailhead and did a loop that went up trails 208, 224, 204, 209, and 206.  This route included old double-track and narrow single-track trails,…

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Chattooga River

The weekend of May 9, 2015, Tracy and I took a backpacking trip to the Chattooga River on the border of South Carolina and Georgia.  This was our first backpacking trip into the Appalachians since we moved back east, and I wanted to be sure Tracy enjoyed…

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Brush Mountain

On May 24, 2014, just after we moved from Utah to Alabama, David and I took a hike up the Brush Mountain Trail in the Citico Creek Wilderness.  I decided that I wanted to hike all of the trails in Citico, and this was one trail I…

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